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colorado teachers to rally at capitol for school funding


denver (ap) — teachers in colorado are joining those from other states in asking for more money for schools. they plan to gather for a rally at the state capitol monday morning. classes have been cancelled in one suburban denver school district because so many of its teachers plan to attend the demonstration. englewood schools […]






colorado teachers walk out of classes, stage rally at statehouse


dozens of colorado teachers converged on the state capitol on monday to demand changes in school funding and to lobby for higher teacher pay.






kentucky teachers rally at capitol over state budget


thousands of kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state capitol in frankfort on a cold, overcast monday to rally for education funding. teachers and other school employees gathered outside the kentucky education assn. a couple of blocks from the capitol chanting, “stop the war on public...






kentucky teachers plan another rally for education funding


louisville, ky. (ap) — kentucky teachers who rallied last week at the state capitol for education funding plan be there again friday, when lawmakers consider overriding the governor’s veto of budget and revenue measures. last week, teachers and other school workers filled the capitol in frankfort in a mass rally. now, the kentucky association of […]






colorado teachers plan to walk off the job monday and descend on the legislature


hundreds of colorado teachers are expected to descend on the state capitol on monday to demand changes in school funding and to lobby for higher teacher pay, mirroring similar efforts in oklahoma and west virginia.






kentucky teachers due back at capitol over state budget


thousands of kentucky teachers filled the streets near the state capitol in frankfurt on monday to rally for education funding.






oklahoma teachers who just got raises rally for more funding


oklahoma city (ap) — thousands of oklahoma teachers are expected to descend on the state capitol monday to demand lawmakers approve more education funding just days after the legislature did just that. but some teachers are saying the legislation signed by gov. mary fallin last week was not enough. the measure increases taxes on cigarettes, […]






kentucky, oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows


the state capitol in kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding monday, and thousands of oklahoma educators walked out of classrooms in the latest evidence of teacher rebellion in some republican-led states.






these colorado school districts are canceling classes for teacher protests thurs


thousands of colorado teachers are expected to descend on the state capitol on thursday and friday to call on lawmakers to make a long-term commitment to increasing k-12 education funding.






kentucky teachers plan another rally for education funding


kentucky teachers who rallied last week at the state capitol to support education funding plan to be there again friday when state lawmakers reconvene to consider overriding the republican governor's veto of budget and revenue measures.






kentucky teachers leave school to rally against benefit cuts


frankfort, ky. (ap) — hundreds of kentucky teachers are flexing their political muscle with a rally outside the state capitol, hoping to bury a proposed pension overhaul. at least seven eastern kentucky districts closed schools on wednesday so teachers could attend. they were joined by employees from other districts, which either sent delegations or were […]






kentucky, oklahoma teachers rally as rebellion grows over education cuts


the state capitol in kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes and demanding generous school funding monday, and thousands of oklahoma educators walked out of classrooms in the latest evidence of teacher rebellion in some republican-led states. many oklahoma schools were closed monday,...






hundreds of schools closed as teachers rally in oklahoma, kentucky


thousands of oklahoma teachers demand more education funding while educators in kentucky fill the streets near the state capitol






everything you need to know about why colorado teachers are walking out of class


what do the teachers want? what have they been doing? and why is there a bill trying to ban teachers from striking? here's a crash course:






teacher to rally over pay, benefits at west virginia capitol


charleston, w.va. (ap) — teachers from at least three west virginia counties are planning to rally at the state capitol ahead of a senate vote on a statewide pay increase for them. public schools are closed friday in logan, mingo and wyoming counties, and media outlets report teachers in those counties plan to flock to […]






no, school teachers shouldn’t bear more of pera’s burden


a call to ask school teachers to pay more to support in the troubled colorado public employees' retirement association plan forgets the value of our teachers -- and their low pay.






burlington teachers plan rally as strike continues


burlington, n.h. (ap) — burlington teachers and their supporters are holding a rally as their labor strike continues. members of the burlington education association went on strike thursday. teachers say the issue is scheduling time for teachers to prepare outside the classroom and to work one-on-one with students. the school board says teachers made new, […]






teachers in denver, jeffco plan walkouts next week to call for more funding


teachers from colorado’s two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could be joined by other districts.






photos: peace rally on steps of colorado state capitol


coloradans for justice & peace held a peace rally sunday, aug. 20, 2017 at the state capitol in denver to demonstrate against "the violence that currently plagues us and the pending threat of nuclear war." speakers and musicians led talks and performed at the rally.






hundreds of schools closed as teachers rally in oklahoma, kentucky


thousands in oklahoma demand more education funding while educators in kentucky fill streets near state capitol






photos: more than 100 attend pro-trump rally at colorado state capitol


more than 100 supporters of president donald trump attended the march 4 trump rally at the colorado state capitol, march 4, 2017 in denver.






kentucky teachers due back at capitol over state budget


frankfort, ky. (ap) — kentucky teachers are heading back to the state capitol, this time to watch the progress of lawmakers on a state budget. the kentucky education association says on its facebook page that a rally is set for monday at union headquarters in frankfort followed by a march to the state capitol. lawmakers […]






colorado superintendents offer new funding model for schools


colorado public school superintendents on wednesday rolled out in a new school funding formula they say is fairer and more adequately finances schools than the current antiquated funding system.






the latest: teachers come to kansas capitol to support plan


the latest on the kansas legislature's debate on increasing school funding to meet a court mandate (all times local):






fireworks at colorado capitol as democrats rally to protect a civil rights commi


state democrats continued to assail republican lawmakers on tuesday for withholding funding to the colorado rights commission, attacks that the gop say are untrue and amount to political theater and which have injected another deep wedge into a powerful legislative budget committee ideally meant to transcend partisanship.






photos: gun training for teachers


faster is sponsoring the gun training seminars for colorado teachers and administrators. the three-day course helps familiarize teachers with their arms as well as teaching them how to deal with a shooter at a school.






seattle teachers say no to walkout over funding


seattle teachers voted against a walkout proposal as members discussed an alternate plan to protest school funding proposals deemed inadequate.






oklahoma teachers walk out for 2nd day in red-state revolt


many schools will remain closed for a second day in oklahoma tuesday as teachers rally for higher pay and education funding in a rebellion that has hit several republican-led states across the country.






abortion foes came out by the thousands to colorado’s capitol this weekend


young boys and girls rolled down the grassy slope on the west side of the capitol saturday afternoon as roughly 3,000 abortion foes from across colorado came together to march around civic center park for the celebrate life rally and march.






colorado democrats block charter school funding mandate in larger spending bill


colorado senate democrats, aided by a rural republican, stripped away a contentious amendment from this year’s school funding bill that would have mandated school districts share local tax increases with charter schools.






students protest gun violence at kentucky capitol


frankfort, ky. (ap) — hundreds of kentucky high school students joined a nationwide gun violence protest by traveling to the state capitol for a rally in frigid weather. the rally in frankfort included a group of students from marshall county high school, the site of a deadly school shooting in january. the students got a […]






charter school funding fight — and a contentious amendment — shakes up colorado


when state sen. owen hill proposed an amendment to colorado’s annual school funding bill, he told his colleagues on the senate education committee no less than three times that the language was a carbon copy of another bill, currently stalled, that would benefit charter schools.






colorado school weapons bill a nces over objections it will cause gun violence


a measure allowing county sheriffs to train armed teachers, principals and other school personnel a nced friday in the state senate over objections it will just invite more gun violence in colorado's schools.






advanced gun training for colorado teachers on its way


a local gun rights group is bringing an ohio-based advanced training class to colorado that is geared specifically for teachers, administrators and other school personnel and aimed at stopping a columbine-style mass shooting.






pueblo teachers vote to strike; metro teachers walk out this week


a vote friday by pueblo teachers to go on strike is just the latest flareup in a season of educator unrest in colorado and the nation, the president of the pueblo education association said saturday. metro educators are set to march on the capitol later this week